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Funded PhD Project at Northumbria University in Sustainable Materials

Northumbria University

A new fully funded PhD opportunity in the group of Dr. Matt Unthank at Northumbria University in Newcastle is open now for applications (starting Oct 2019). If you are a chemistry or materials science graduate and are passionate about exploring…

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No Deal vote could put Industry at risk, says NEPIC Chief


  A no deal Brexit could damage the regional chemical industry, the body representing the sector across the North-East has warned. Mark Kenrick, Chairman of NEPIC – the North East Process Industry Cluster - says a No Deal Brexit would…

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Newton Press Winners of ‘Greener Business’ at the Environment Awards 2018

Newton Press

The winners of the 2018 Environment Awards were announced at a ceremony in Durham last week (Thursday 8 November). The awards, now in their 29th year, are organised by the County Durham Environment Partnership to recognise great design, environmental guardianship…

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Multi million pound business support programme set to launch


  North East businesses will benefit from the launch of a new multi million-pound programme aimed at those who wish to diversify, broaden their customer base and unlock new market opportunities. Supply Chain North East will see four key partners…

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Bioprocess and BioTechnology Centre Impact Event – February 28, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Newcastle University

An opportunity to network with Newcastle University Over the last 9 years Newcastle University hosted the Bioprocess and BioTechnology Centre (BBTC), an industrial doctoral training centre. In this time almost 50 students completed their engineering doctorate working with 34 companies…

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Mayor agrees terms to buy airport and 819 acres of surrounding land

Tees Valley Combined Authority

Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen and Peel Airports have today (4 December 2018) announced that terms have been reached to bring Durham Tees Valley Airport (DTVA) back into public ownership. Following a period of discussions under a non-disclosure agreement, the…

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Teesport secures long-terms deal that will create new jobs & investment


PD Ports, one of the UK’s major port groups, has signed a multi-million pound, five-year contract with British Gypsum, creating new jobs and cementing Teesport’s growing reputation as the premier port for bulk handling on the country’s east coast. Part…

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WorleyParsons acquisition of JACOBS ECR

WorleyParsons Europe

WorleyParsons has entered into a binding agreement to acquire Jacobs Energy, Chemicals & Resources division, a leading global technical services provider across Hydrocarbons, Chemicals and Mining & Minerals. ECR has a global footprint with long-term, blue-chip relationships in key strategic…

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New Appointment at Axiom Engineering Associates

Axiom Engineering Associates

The Board of Axiom Engineering Associates Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Clifford as a Non-Executive Director, with effect from 1st December 2018. Ian has a strong background in leadership roles in the power generation and gas…

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Seminar shines a light on hot process industry topics

BPE Design and Support Ltd

People working in the worlds of process engineering and manufacturing had the chance to learn about some of the latest developments affecting the industries last week. BPE, one of the UK’s leaders in chemical and biochemical engineering, held a breakfast…

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Foodies Unite next meeting


Foodies Unite is a common interest group for companies involved in Food and Drink manufacture and its associated supply chain across the North East and North Yorkshire. If you are interested in this sector this group is for you. It…

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£7 million investment approved for new Fujifilm BioCampas

Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies

A £7million investment into a major biotechnology facility has today (November 30) been agreed by the Tees Valley Mayor and the Tees Valley Combined Authority Cabinet. The investment, which will aid the development of FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies’ £14.5million BioCampus project…

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